Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
An exclusive retreat nestled amongst the hills offering spectacular panoramic views to the islands of Skorpios and Megannissi. A short 5 min drive brings you to the local harbour town where, shops, banks, restaurants and all amenities including mooring are available.
The interior designed villa has been styled using rare fabrics & antiques from throughout the world.
There are 4 en suite bedrooms, and a luxury fitted kitchen overlooks landscaped gardens with terrace, al fresco dining area, pool and jacuzzi. A large octagonal lounge contains 40" TV/DVD, plus 24/7 web/wi-fi connection and Sonos villa-wide sound system. On the first floor, an octagonal Hammock Tower is a sumptuous relaxation area with spectacular views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nidri 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Preveza PVK 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms: Bed 1: The Four-Poster Room- mountain views, luxury en suite bathroom and shower room+wc.
Bed 2: The Bird of Paradise Room- double bed, exquisite sea views, en suite shower room+wc.
Bed 3: The Blue Room- double bed, wonderful sea and mountain views,en suite shower room+wc
Bed 4: The Dancing Camels Room,twin beds, mountain views,en suite shower room+wc
Bed 5: Extra sleeping area on ground floor, can be made up on request at an agreed rate with twin beds or a double.
|Further details outdoors|
With easy access from the ground floor, a 200sq metre patio features; private 45sq.m. walk-in swimming pool (with 10 sun beds); barbecue area; shaded dining area; open air lounge with the much loved fire table and panoramic views of the surrounding olive groves and Lefkas's eastern coastline- including the island of Scorpios, owned by the Onassis shipping Family.
The patio area is ideal for barbecues, parties, corporate events, family celebrations - and even wedding receptions! (we did two weddings this year:-) Catering can be arranged on request, as can live music and other entertainment.
Steps lead down from the patio to a totally private walled garden featuring four-person Jacuzzi, from where you can enjoy spectacular views of the dramatic high mountains to the west, lying beyond a valley of olive and lemon groves.
Villa Octavius's garden has been landscaped with a series of stone terraces and surrounding flower beds, specially planted with blooms and herbs that give off a delightful scent from dusk onwards.
Located on its own hilltop at the end of a secluded road, the villa has gated entrance, with parking sufficient for four vehicles.
* Welcome pack provided on arrival.
* 24/7 caretaker on hand for whenever you need help or information.
* rent-a-local service on request to show the best of the island.
* Good for weddings/receptions. Receptions up 70 seated. Full catering by arrangement.
The Ionian Islands region
There are many excellent beaches on the island of Lefkas, the water is clear and clean - and the sea temperatures are perfect for swimming for many months of the year.
The closest beaches are less than five minutes' drive away - and to the north, near Lefkas town, Windmill beach is world famous for kite-surfing. To the south, at Vassiliki, the beach is one of the best in Europe for windsurfing and catamaran sailing. Full snorkelling equipment can be rented at the villa, and a guided snorkelling trips can be provided on request.
Nearby Nidri (3km/5mins by car) is an attractive coastal town and resort with shops, bars, banks and tavernas. At the excellent beach, you can enjoy water-skiing, parascending and other water-sports- and a delightful coastal promenade has a choice of cafes and restaurants from where you can watch the ocean-going activities of yachts, small island ferries and pleasure craft.
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3 Oct 2013
Having looked at the photos and read previous reviews we expected Villa Octavius to be fantastic. But nothing prepared us for quite how amazing it is! On arrival at the villa the views and the standar… More
10 Jun 2013
"Space & cosiness - a true villa jewel in the Ionian island"
We returned yesterday from a week-long stay at Villa Octavius with family, group of six, aged 9 to 65 and all truly enjoyed this wonderful placeThink beautiful unique architecture of the house of the … More
8 Jun 2013
"It's a Shangri-La of Beauty, Love and Comfort that rises up as you drive towards it through a small road"
Villa Octavius is located in a perfect place. You have mountain, sea… everything right there. Every corner of the villa is filled with so much attention and detail. You will be impressed every momen… More
19 May 2013
Villa Octavius is an amazing place to stay! All the reviews are so right. Every detail in the villa is well thought thru. Thanks to Steve our holiday was customised to our needs. He organised great bo… More
11 Feb 2013
"A Stylish Gem with stunning views over islands and sea"
I stumbled upon Villa Octavius by accident with no intent or direction re my destination. It was simply the Villa itself that caught my eye. Soon the enchanting music and beautiful pictures on Villa… More
27 Oct 2012
"Dream villa in a unique location and hosts with flair and attention to detail."
I composed a review praising this holiday , then I checked what previous customers had said only to find that Steve Byfield had already said virtually everything I intended to say : see his review. It… More
15 Oct 2012
"In the Lap of the Gods"
My partner and I booked a week in the Villa Octavius to break up a long cycle journey and invited some friends to join us from the UK. Steve and Monica, who run the villa, organised a transfer for the… More
14 Oct 2012
"Welcome To Paradise"
If you have ever wanted to feel like an A list celebrity then this is the villa for you. From the moment you step through the door your eyes start to dart around. To your left a large luxurious lounge… More
9 Oct 2012
"2ND TIME EVEN BETTER"
Second visit to this villa this year, even better that the first time, went with extended family, had a fantastic time. Steve and Monica made us just as welcome again. Our friends stayed nearby and… More
25 Sep 2012
"Better than "Great " !"
We booked this villa several months ago and from the moment we booked, Steve, the owner was on hand to answer any questions we had, and he also arranged car hire for us.On arrival, we were met by Stev… More
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